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Artist: The Clash

First Release: English Civil War single (23/2/1979)

Length: 3:26

Vocals: Joe Strummer


Additional Information:

  • cover version of the Toots & The Maytals single (1969)
  • live premiere on the "White Riot" tour in May 1977 [1]
  • recorded at Marquee Studio (10 Richmond Mews, London W1) in March 1978
  • b-side to the English Civil War single
  • Mick Jones: "We originally tried to record 'Pressure Drop' with Lee Perry when we did Complete Control, but it didn't work out and we ended up recording it again."[2]


  1. [1] Civic Hall, Guildford (1/5/1977)
  2. Clash On Broadway booklet (p.41)
Pressure Drop
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